1. R

    Help with adding a circuit breaker

    I finished framing my bathroom and wired an outlet and switch. I want to connect a 20 amp circuit breaker to the panel. I know the black hot wire is connected to the circuit breaker and it snaps into the panel. Does the ground and nuetral wire connect to the bar on the left? I see there is a mix...
  2. V

    I need help to wire a light switch

    Hello guys! I need help to connect a light switch to a socket. I'll attach 2 pictures so you can see how it is supposed to be connected. I'm really sorry for my stupid question, I just have no idea how to do it. Thank you!
  3. meisy#

    How to connect fluorescent lights?

    All fluorescent lights in this house (230V) are connected "1 switch - 1 light". So I have no where to get inspiration how to connect second fluorescent light. Could I do this?
  4. gazdkw82

    RFC cross connect formula

    I may have asked this question before but I forgot what was said and the problem has reered it's ugly head again. I was doing some RFC testing the other day. Did my cross connecting but when I was doing the calcs I kept getting the wrong figure. It seemed I was not pressing = before dividing by...
  5. M

    SWB van or LWB Connect or Caddy

    hi guys, looking for some advice on van sizes was looking at getting a small connect/caddy more drawn towards a connect tho as they have solid doors/bulkhead im also unsure if a swb would be suitable as years went on, Anyone have a swb van and manage fine? I dont really like the look of the...
  6. S

    Domestic How to connect a single zone manifold into a multi-manifold system

    Hi Guys, I have a multi-manifold underfloor heating system. The multi-zone manifolds all operate nicely turning things on and off as appropriate according to the main timer and the zone thermostats. The single zone doesn't listen to the thermostat and only obeys the central timer (ie on or...
  7. M

    Do I Connect Clean Earth On Metal Switched Socket

    I’m replacing old plastic light switches and sockets for metal ones. I’ve gone with BG Nexus range but I’m a little confused as to whether or not I need to connect a wire to the clean earth connection. Looking at the wiring diagram it is not used. I know I need to run a fly lead from the switch...
  8. A

    Electrician Can i connect 2 sockets to a fused socket and this inturn to a other fused socket

    There is a double socket on the wall where the main feed comes in and this is then connected to a none switch fused socket. Iv'e been told i can add a other fused switched socket and connect both together then run 2 additional sockets off the fused switch one?
  9. J

    TVG Electrolock Problem Ford Transit Connect

    I have just purchased a 2017 Ford Transit Connect with TVG security locks. The locks work intermittently and I would like to disconnect them and just use the original central locking system. I have read a similar thread here which is now closed. TVG will not communicate with me on this...
  10. L

    Domestic To connect old turntable to mains earth or not?

    Hi Guys, I am renovating an old vinyl turntable (Thorens TD-150 mkII is anyone cares) It is fitted with a 2-core mains cable, but there are lots of metal parts including sub-chassis and a 240v motor! Normally this is all earthed via the amplifier (phono leads), but I have swapped the 2-core for...
  11. V

    How to connect snap switch to this fan?

    Basically i have this 12v volt that goes on car battery, it has a speed controller that goes from 0 to like 50000 rpm if you turn it to the right. Red/black cable goes to the car 12v battery, and the controller switch is controlled by 3 tiny cables red/black/white. I want to solder a snap...
  12. S

    Suitable LED bulb for rechargeable battery

    Hi I am trying to make a light fixture with an LED bulb and rechargeable battery so that it can sit on table without any cords. What LED volt light will work with 3.7V 750 mAh battery (see picture) or 4.8V rechargeable battery (see picture) I am only finding LED strips and bulbs that...
  13. M

    Is this wiring in Denmark safe for a chandelier

    Hi, Appreciate any advice and help. I just moved from UK to an old house in Denmark and would like to install a large brass chandelier (1970s). There was no ceiling light when I moved here, but the wires are there. I attach here a photo. There is green/yellow wire that I presume is Earth, blue...
  14. TaffyDuck

    Caddy Maxi v Transit Connect L2

    Hi guys. Its been a while since I posted. I`m in the market for a new van and would welcome your thoughts. I work in an area with lots of narrow alleys and archways to drive through so a small van ( with well thought out racking) is needed. I gave up on Vivaro sized vans when I found myself...
  15. M

    Is it possible to connect 3 wire voltage regulator to bridge rectifier

    Hello All New to this forum so Hi to everyone. I just finished building a complicated device and I cannot seem to find much help elsewhere to complete the final stage. I had built a Hydrogen generator powered by 240 volt. The generator requires AC converted to DC for gas production so a bridge...
  16. E

    Please help !Need guidance howto connect light switch

    Hi Can you please tell me correct way to wire this single switch . does red goes in com hole and black above hole where is number 1? And does green remains attached to to old metal box?
  17. C

    Led lighting how to connect

    Usual problem,client wants led ground lights in lounge & dining rooms, Floor will be screed & tiles,how would you connect them,haven’t seen them yet,but they will most probably be pre flexed.
  18. H

    Is it OK to terminate switched fused spur with 13A socket?

    I am planning a new layout for our utility room and would appreciate some advice. We have three appliances (washer, dryer and freezer) that will sit under a worktop directly below the window. My intention is to feed this equipment via a row of three 13A fused spur switchplates located inside a...
  19. T

    Energy supplier refusing to connect up new PME supply?

    Afternoon all. Just had a weird one and was wondering if there was some regulation that I'm not aware of or if I've missed something stupid.... The DNO have brought in a new PME supply to a purpose built (permanent) shed in a field where there is going to be a new build domestic property later...
  20. M

    Connect 25 AA batteries in parallel and series

    Hello, I have 25 batteries that are AA using 1.5 volts each, that is total = 37. 5 volts for 25 batteries. I want to know please the right way to wire all the batteries together to make a parallel and series battery pack. Please tell how to wire each battery together to connect all 25 AA...
  21. R

    Electrician Garden Office - First Fit Advice and Electrician to connect up

    I am looking for an Electrician to advise on my first fit of lights and ring main for a garden office I am building. Once I have all the wires run in and the ceilings and walls on I require them to connect up to Consumer Unit and then connect an armoured cable to the house. Job is in SO45...
  22. Andy-1960

    How to connect cables - The American way!

    No wonder they have so many fires!!
  23. O

    Can I connect car alternator directly to the invertor

    Hi, please help! I want to make wind turbine with car alternator and put it on my caravan. Can I connect alternator directly to the invertor? I want to make my heater work from it. Or between alternator and invertor has to be something in between? Please advice. Thanks a lot!
  24. N

    Connecting a pyronix twin alert to a texecom panel

    I am trying to connect a pyronix internal twin Alert sounder to a texecom premier elite wireless panel but I am not sure how to connect it and don't want to start blowing fuses. Any help appreciated?
  25. C

    10mm t&e lsoh cable

    Is there anything on the market that will ease the connection of this ridiculous cable & size. At the moment us nutties are struggling to connect into a 45 amp cooker switch,fixed on a fast fix 2g box,then struggling with a cable outlet connection,are we mad or what. Something is gonna bust,madness.
  26. A

    Fixed wired testing in situ

    I have got some heaters etc to do and after reading my PAT420 manual it can test fixed wire equipment in situ. It will do continuity test @200mA and touch leakage. Would this be OK or do I need to connect it to my tester? I have read a lot but I would like some opinions from people that have...
  27. N

    WIFI Door Bell

    Hi guys Merry Christmas I have an E Prance WIFI door bell system but the batteries hardly last a week, the bell takes 3 x AAA batteries, Can I connect a mains to 4.5 volt DC transformer onto the bell without blowing the thing up. Many thanks Nick
  28. T

    Star Delta motor into DOL starter?

    Hello everyone. I have a new star delta pump (7 core flying lead) that has to be made off into a DOL single contactor starter. Is this possible and does anyone know how?
  29. D

    Van suggestions

    Need small van . any suggestions for model make price or places to buy As normal cheap within reason.. Value for money I guess
  30. G

    Network help, wireless extenders

    Ok got the following TP link - tl sg1008p switch 3x linksys ac1200 max wifi extenders He has a bthub 6 , Can i just connect the switch straight into the hub , then cat6 to points in the house then plug the extended in I have the extenders plunged into the hub but can't seem to connect ...
  31. S

    How do I Wire Main combi Eco 25 and HIVE 2 single channel receiver.

    Hello I have a Main combi Eco 25 (without timer) I would like some advice to connect it to my HIVE single channel receiver. I have included I photo of the boilers wiring diagram. My hive receiver is single channel and has these conections. N L 1 Common 2 Heating off 3 Heating on 4 (unused)...
  32. S

    Newbie - Hello All, Advice on connecting IP44 Switch

    Hi Newbie to this forum Can anyone please direct me with the wiring of an IP44 Weatherproof Switch (Greenbrook - WNSW2G-C). I'd like to use double switch unit as an in-line on/off switching unit. Can someone please tell me which terminals I need to connect the Live, Neutral, etc (power supply to...
  33. Midwest

    Ford Connect Double Locking Fault

    My Ford Connect double locking has stopped working (intermittent fault). Manual says it won't double lock if one of the doors is open. Well I've shut all the doors properly, but I guess one of the door switches is telling the system I haven't. I know the side door has got one of those three...
  34. M

    Siemens install fuses

    Hi All project nearing completion block flats, installed Main switch tails for connection only small 200Amp 3 phase. all ready Ryefield installed meter boards all ready. head on up to trunking. tails installed 95mm TRI /BI rated Siemens arrive on site ah can't connect those tails anymore...
  35. C

    Extent of testing

    200 A 3phase cutout bs88 fuses... manweb said they wouldnt connect the installed 95mm tails for the installed 100ma rcd for temporary site ofiices etc this supplies a large 3 phase board that currently supplies a smaller 3 phase board from 100 amp 3 phase mcb... If i installed the last 3 phase...
  36. uksparks

    WANTED: 2014 Ford Transit Connect Trend 1.6 TDCI LWB

    Hi, I am looking for a LWB 2014 Ford Transit Connect Trend 1.6 TDCI If you happen to have one or know anyone, I have got £11k~ to spend, cash waiting. Any colour considered, preferably less than 35k Miles. it should look like the picture.
  37. Peter Monfort

    Ring final circuit question

    When you do the continuity test on a ring final circuit and you have to connect L1 to N2 and vice versa, this assumes you know which L cable is the incoming or outgoing. I understand that if you connect L1 to N1 and vice versa the ohm readings rise then fall as you go round the ring circuit...
  38. L

    showerlite showerfan

    Good morning have just brought a basic showerlite showerfan from B&Q and I want to fit it in a down stairs shower and I want to know if it can be wired straight to the light switch which is a pull cord.
  39. Midwest

    Shower & Steam Cubicle

    I was asked by a plumber colleague, to have a look at a shower/steam cubicle, someone had asked him to install. The client had purchased the thing off ebay about a year ago, and has just been in a position to have it installed. The thing has come with no manufacturers instructions, and the...
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